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. but how do you define and that codify that into law? that's a much trickier issue. david: that was scott rasmussen with the latest poll on gun control and don't forget to tune into varney 9:20 sharp. and nicole-- okay, we'll go back to nicole, as soon as we find her, she's wandering the floor of the nyse. and stuart may be out this christmas eve, that doesn't mean he isn't spreading holiday cheer. liston what he has to say at 10:45, a christmas message from stuart. meanwhile, we are headed towards the fiscal cliff and if congress doesn't act soon the the u.s. economy could take a nosedive right off it. all this have comes as capitol hill, could a value-added tax be in the pipeline? are we slowly turning to europe. david, good to see you. and we already see us moving in terms of spending to the european model. will we move in terms of tax policy to the european model, specifically to a value-added tax like they have in most of europe? >> personally i think we should. >> on top of what we have, on top of an income tax. >> we need to cut back and what i would cut back is replacement for the
. with regard to legal immigration, think the rule ofn law is remaining the best way oe making sure that people don't come into the country illegally. the risk of an amnesty that is basically all that we are talking about unfortunately is amnesty. every amnesty in the past weather in europe or in then united states has had the effect of attracting more people in the country illegally in the hopes of a future amnesty. lou: years ago i started talking about a rational, humane immigration policy that would take intocy account all of the concerns about displacement of those who were in this country illegally, a due process make a determination of how work permits and legal status occurred. that is not enough.th the activist groups in this country t insist upon one thing, it is remarkable demand in my eyes, they insist upon amnesty and this president is insisting upon amnesty. what is your reaction? >> what i worry about most is not amnesty, but incredibly successful campaign toma stigmatize any immigration enforcementti whatsoever.ha when you have opposition across the country to a program called s
of tax laws at the end of last year which drove it down to $5 a share. obviously this year anybody who's bought it in the last year has had some pretty good gains. this stock was $18 just a couple of years ago and can certainly get back into the mid to upper teens. what it needs to get through is a better capital markets environment, so we hope that all these people in washington are listening and let the market get back to normal business. it also needs to get through a lot of mortgage headaches, and there's still a lot of them out there -- liz: and, frankly, anton, regulatory overhang. >> exactly. liz: a lot of capital requirements, for example, which may squeeze margins. >> well, i think that's all sort of been out there. the banking industry is better capitalized than it's ever been in its entire history. most banks, one would argue, have too much capital. and, you're right, it does squeeze margins. that being said, it makes them a lot safer. and many people have talked about banks being utility-like and return to the shareholders through dividends and buybacks, and i think you're
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